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Ely, Nevada
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Rude front desk clerk, annoyed she had to repeat room options as we were trying to decide which one to pick, hey we were very tired it had been along day. Chose a room the minute we open the door there was a terrible odor inside, we believe it to be dog urine! yuck! we were desperate for room, because...

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albuquerque
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Nice place, cabins that fit my family. Nice people, fantastic play area and pool. Clean and quiet. Just wished they had laundry and were a little cheaper. But was comfortable and very kid friendly. Not far from manitou springs.

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Nestled between two highways, these cabins provide convenient access to local activities and attractions. Budget-friendly with no frills. Some units have updated kitchenettes and updated bathrooms; others need some attention. Kitchenettes are very minimally stocked but you can ask for what you need at registration.

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1Thank LindaByrd
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We stayed at El Colorado from 2nd-4th July (3 nights) in Cabin 26. It has 2 small rooms, with a King bed and a Queen bed. Cabins have their own patio/picnic tables outside.We enjoyed it despite a few drawbacks. We wanted to stay in a place with character and it definitely has that.The location is great and it is close...

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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Loved the cabin. We were in #11. The first day one of the tvs stopped working. We didn't bother complaining, not there to watch tv. We loved our stay and can't wait to go back. 5-20 min from everything. Our kids thought that was great. Manitou Springs was a lot of fun. Me and my son went hunting all the...

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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in cabin 29 (a duplex unit) for two nights. There are three beds total: one downstairs, with a mini-fridge, microwave and table for 2; another bedroom upstairs with 2 full beds and a bathroom with shower/tub. Fireplace is decorative only. Very comfortable, spacious. Easy to find, nice location near the entrance of the Garden of...

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Thank Alexis P
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I really like the ambiance of this retro (actually original) adobe-style travel court with individual little cottages in the Southwest style. In the winter some of the cottages have working fireplaces which would add to the "cozy" factor. Also, the furniture is original Monterey style from the 1940's or so. There is also a children's play area in back and...

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Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

I love this place! My husband and I stayed in cabin 21 when we eloped to Colorado from Oklahoma...and we already plan to stay here every year when we return to the area for our anniversary! Rooms are very clean. Good water pressure and abundance of hot water! The staff was very friendly and accomodating. Views are amazing! Highly recommend!!

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Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Warning - Hotel specifies pet friendly, IT IS NOT. Stayed with English Bulldog one night. Hotel charged $100$ to debit card stating they had to wash comforter because dog hair was present. One night? How much hair could possibly....? and $100....? Short haired dog. After a battle, they reduced charge to $30. Stayers beware, if they can do this they...

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susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

I am very sorry you are not satisfied with our agreement of $30 instead of $100. Normally, if there is an issue we keep the entire deposit. I felt that $30 was fair. We are a pet friendly hotel and require the $100 deposit for incidents that can happen. Unfortunately there was hair and it had to be cleaned so...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Our family rented several “cabins” here while attending a funeral. We had guests from out of state and thought that these cute adobe cabins with multiple bedrooms would let more of us get together than normal hotel rooms – and would save us some money from the big chains. On our first night, they had messed up our reservation so...

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susie b, Owner at El Colorado Lodge, responded to this review

I want to first start off by apologizing for the heating condition of your room, that is unacceptable and unfortunately I was out of town and was not aware of the condition until I arrived back. I would like to invite you to stay with us again and discuss further options to make this right with you. Thank you and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adobe cabins at the foot of Pikes Peak on 4 acres. Distinctive, Rustic Southwestern Flavor. Seasonal Fireplaces & Heated Pool. Hot tub. Meeting Room,Party Pavilion,BBQ grills, some kitchenettes, Playground, Volleyball Court, Picnic Area, A/C, and Some Pet Friendly units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Colorado Lodge

Address: 23 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-2424
Region: United States > Colorado > El Paso County > Manitou Springs
Price Range: $142 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Colorado Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Every room is unique, you may want to stay often.”
 of 5 bubbles HapCampper345, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The cabins in the back are very private & have beautiful views of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles 633debbien, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“I have never had a bad cabin yet at the El Colorado Lodge and we are regulars.”
 of 5 bubbles 898WendyH, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms all were quiet but the bigger ones seemed to be in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles RussellandLora, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Cabins 26-30 are at the back and away from the road.”
  • Bathroom
  • Front room w/fireplace
  • Front of cabin
  • Back view of cabin 26-29
 of 5 bubbles 123Footloose, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
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